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__NOTOC__ '''David Frye''' (November 21, 1933January 24, 2011) was an American comedian, specializing in Impressionist (entertainment)|comic imitations of famous political figures, most of whom were based on notable Americans, including former U.S. Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon, Vice Presidents Spiro Agnew and Nelson Rockefeller, Senators Hubert Humphrey and Bobby Kennedy, as well as film celebrities, e.g., George C. Scott, Henry Fonda, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Jack Nicholson and Jack Palance, and media figures, e.g., William F. Buckley Jr. and Larry [ David Frye performing in 1969] However, as eerily accurate and subtle as his impersonations were, the comedic narratives spoken by those depicted by Frye were outrageously à propos as well as politically savvy and temporal....
Imagesize| caption = David Frye featured on his album, ''Richard Nixon: A Fantasy''
Pseudonym| birth_name = David Shapiro
Birth dateNovember 21, 1933
Birth placeBrooklyn, New York
United States
Death date{{death date and age|2011|1|24|1933|11|21}}
Death placeLas Vegas, Nevada
United States
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